Donation

The stained glass window is in a room on the third floor of KBRH. Photo: KBRH Health Foundation

How a meaningful stained glass window in the Trail hospital came to be

The window was created by Gavin Holland in 2010, a stained glass artist based in Nelson.

 

United Way charity partners receive car seats to distribute to families in need across 20+ United Way communities in the Southern Interior of B.C. Photo: United Way

United Way helps deliver 520 child car seats to Kootenay and Okanagan families

Funding partners work together to provide safety to more children in B.C.

 

The Rossland Health Care Auxiliary (RHA) has donated $10,000 to the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude project. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary gifts $10,000 to gratitude garden

This generous donation will help fund the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude project

 

The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #14 Royal Canadian Legion in Rossland made a donation of $1,000 to the 2nd Rossland Scouts. Photo: Submitted

Legion ladies donate to Rossland Scouts

Funding will support the Scouts upcoming trip to Finland this summer

The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #14 Royal Canadian Legion in Rossland made a donation of $1,000 to the 2nd Rossland Scouts. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Shelly Martin, Marketing Support Representative of KS, and Aron Burke, Community Liaison of KS, presented this generous donation to Foundation representatives Debbie Wood, Board Director and Lisa Pasin, Executive Director. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings tees up for KBRH Golf Classic

The golf classis goes Friday, July 15, at Birchbank Golf Course.

L-R: Shelly Martin, Marketing Support Representative of KS, and Aron Burke, Community Liaison of KS, presented this generous donation to Foundation representatives Debbie Wood, Board Director and Lisa Pasin, Executive Director. Photo: Submitted
Terry Martin (center), KBRH health foundation board director, has accepted this donation from the RONA Trail and Nelson owner and management team L-R: Dave, Mike, Logan and Ray. Photo: Submitted

RONA Trail donates $18,500 to hospital

Funding will support a new examination and consultation room in KBRH ambulatory care department

Terry Martin (center), KBRH health foundation board director, has accepted this donation from the RONA Trail and Nelson owner and management team L-R: Dave, Mike, Logan and Ray. Photo: Submitted
Children and youth under the age of 18 can access the Vancouver Art Gallery for free for five years starting July 1, 2022. (Photo: Anita Bonnarens)

Vancouver Art Gallery soon free for those 18 and under thanks to $1M donation

Free admission to begin July 1 and last until gallery moves to new building in 2027

Children and youth under the age of 18 can access the Vancouver Art Gallery for free for five years starting July 1, 2022. (Photo: Anita Bonnarens)
L-R: Allana Ferro, auxiliary president, along with volunteers Sandy and Geri, presented the donation to this project to Ruth Kohut, KBRH director of clinical operations and KBRH foundation board member; and John Sullivan, KBRH foundation board chair. Photo: Submitted

Trail auxiliary helps grow hospital garden

The KBRH Garden Project ensures that hospital grounds are warm and welcoming.

L-R: Allana Ferro, auxiliary president, along with volunteers Sandy and Geri, presented the donation to this project to Ruth Kohut, KBRH director of clinical operations and KBRH foundation board member; and John Sullivan, KBRH foundation board chair. Photo: Submitted
The O’Hearn-Stone family is readying to set out on the journey of a lifetime, hiking the 4240 kilometre Pacific Crest Trail. L-R: Jill, Darcee, Charlie and Alexander.

Trail mom and 3 teenagers setting out for 5-month expedition

Like and subscribe to the family’s YouTube channel called ‘The PCT and the O’Hearn-Stone Family’

The O’Hearn-Stone family is readying to set out on the journey of a lifetime, hiking the 4240 kilometre Pacific Crest Trail. L-R: Jill, Darcee, Charlie and Alexander.
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‘Generosity starts at home’

Donation to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital prompts Letter to the Editor

  • Apr 10, 2022
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$128 million raised for war-stricken people in Ukraine through Red Cross donations

Six million people are internally displaced, and three million have fled from Ukraine

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After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)

B.C. Chinese community raises over $50,000 for museum destroyed in Lytton fire

Museum owners still have to wait for town bylaw changes, archeological survey

After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)
Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Gift of independence: Creston business donates vehicle to family in need

Kootenay Euro Shop has gifted a car to a mother of four

Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Generation to Generation Society was pleased to receive a cheque for $10,000 from Teck Trail Operations. Ashley Allin, Sanctuary supervisor, provided a tour to Carol Vanelli Worosz to show the upgraded facilities. Teck Trail Operations has funded Sanctuary operations since its beginning in 1998. Photo: Submitted

Pandemic stretches resources thin for Trail after-school program

A grant from the United Way helped to keep the nonprofit afloat last year

Generation to Generation Society was pleased to receive a cheque for $10,000 from Teck Trail Operations. Ashley Allin, Sanctuary supervisor, provided a tour to Carol Vanelli Worosz to show the upgraded facilities. Teck Trail Operations has funded Sanctuary operations since its beginning in 1998. Photo: Submitted
Greg Rollins, Respiratory Department Professional Practice Leader accepts this generous donation from TB Vets on behalf of the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

TB Vets give $77,000 for Kootenay Boundary respiratory care

Since 1946, TB Vets has been supporting the frontlines of respiratory care in British Columbia.

Greg Rollins, Respiratory Department Professional Practice Leader accepts this generous donation from TB Vets on behalf of the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Rick Basso and Jodie Lemieux from the Trail Hockey Club Society handed a cheque for $34,700 to Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association president Trent McNabb at the Friday night home game. The Trail society donated another $1,900 to the West Kootenay Crusaders U15 AA hockey team for its 19 players, represented by Allison McCarthy (right). The society has also contributed a whopping $125,000+ in scholarships to almost 50 students, as well as donating funds to a number of organizations. Photo: Jim Bailey

‘Tis the season

Trail Hockey Club Society donates generously to minor hockey.

Rick Basso and Jodie Lemieux from the Trail Hockey Club Society handed a cheque for $34,700 to Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association president Trent McNabb at the Friday night home game. The Trail society donated another $1,900 to the West Kootenay Crusaders U15 AA hockey team for its 19 players, represented by Allison McCarthy (right). The society has also contributed a whopping $125,000+ in scholarships to almost 50 students, as well as donating funds to a number of organizations. Photo: Jim Bailey
Donated socks will go to Keeping Off the Cold in Penticton. (Submitted)

Green Party hosts sock drive for those in need

New socks can be dropped off at locations in Penticton, Oliver, Rossland and Trail

Donated socks will go to Keeping Off the Cold in Penticton. (Submitted)
Paul Butler (Trail branch), Jessica Stajduhar (member service centre), Shelly Martin (corporate office), and Keith Smyth (board of directors) presented their donation to Jennie Kelly and Sheila Adcock of Career Development Services. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings employees put their money where their heart is

Contributions to local good causes comes from the Care Wear program

Paul Butler (Trail branch), Jessica Stajduhar (member service centre), Shelly Martin (corporate office), and Keith Smyth (board of directors) presented their donation to Jennie Kelly and Sheila Adcock of Career Development Services. Photo: Submitted
Midway firefighters and Chief Mike Daloise stop for lemonade at Finley Kamigochi’s department fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 7. Photo courtesy of Cam Kamigochi.

Adorable little girl raises money for West Boundary fire dept.

The department honoured five-year-old Finley Kamigochi at a special presentation this week

Midway firefighters and Chief Mike Daloise stop for lemonade at Finley Kamigochi’s department fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 7. Photo courtesy of Cam Kamigochi.
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)